School Overview

Founded in 1970, Learning Prep School is a non-profit, independent day school approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and is a member of The Massachusetts Association of Chapter 766 Approved Private Schools.

Facts At A Glance:

  • Profile: Children with language processing and attendant learning challenges as their primary disability. Complex learning profiles of our students may include dyslexia, expressive/receptive language issues, autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, limited social pragmatics and executive functioning challenges.
  • Enrollment: Approximately 160
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Class Size: Maximum ratio of 8:1
  • Curriculum: Aligned with Massachusetts Frameworks/ Common Core
  • School Year: 180 day school year, Monday- Friday 7:50 AM-2:20 PM
  • Funding: Accept publicly and privately-funded families. The tuition rate is determined annually by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The tuition for the 2020-2021 school year is $57,242.22

Learning Prep School is a member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a repeat 2019 National Association of Special Education Teachers 'School of Excellence'.


Serving students ages 10-22 with complex language-based learning challenges such as dyslexia, autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, limited social pragmatics, and executive functioning challenges.

Learning Prep School | 1507 Washington Street | West Newton, MA 02465  | (617) 965-0764

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